Category: Awards

MAB and MAB Foundation Honor Broadcast Excellence Awards ‘Station of the Year’ Recipients

/ The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) and MAB Foundation (MABF) are proud to announce the recipients of 2019 Broadcast Excellence Awards (BEA) Station of the Year honorees. The awards were presented during the annual Broadcast Excellence Awards Program, held as part of the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4 at the Lansing Center…. read more

MAB Foundation Announces 2020 High School & College ‘Station of the Year’ Awards

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Student Station/Program of the Year Awards. This year’s 584 Student Broadcast Award entries were judged by professional broadcasters across Michigan and presented across 40 categories. Stations of the Year are chosen based on the number of winning entries from… read more

Coral Howe, Frank Maynard Honored with MAB’s 2020 Carl E. Lee Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) presented its most prestigious engineering award during the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4 at the Lansing Center. The Carl E. Lee Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award was presented to Upper Peninsula Radio Engineer Coral Howe and Frank Maynard, Supervisor of Technical Operations for WKBD-TV and WWJ-TV in Detroit…. read more

Three Michigan Stations Finalists in NAB Crystal Awards

Three Michigan stations have been announced as finalists for the 33rd annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. Congratulations to WKQI-FM (Detroit), WSGW-AM (Saginaw) and WWJ-AM (Detroit). Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Winners will be announced and the finalists honored at the We… read more

Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to Induct New Members

Six new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 26, 2020 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing. New honorees include former WXYZ-TV (Detroit) reporter Bill Proctor, whose investigations led to the creation of the University of Michigan Law School’s Innocence Clinic.  Proctor… read more

WYCD’s Chuck Edwards, Beasley’s George Beasley Named To Country Radio Hall Of Fame!

At ceremonies on February 19, The Country Radio Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 inductees and there are a couple of names known to Michigan broadcasters.  The honorees include Chuck Edwards, of “Chuck, Rachael and Grunwald In The Morning” on Entercom’s WYCD-FM (Detroit). Chuck has spent the past 20 years at WYCD/Detroit where he… read more

Finalists Announced in 2019 Michigan APME Broadcast Contest

Finalists have been announced in the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors 2019 radio and TV contest.  The awards in actual order of finish — first or second — will be announced at the annual Michigan APME annual awards banquet April 4 in Lansing. The General Excellence, Rising Star and First Amendment award winners also will be… read more

The MAB is Pleased to Announce the 2020 Carl E. Lee Award Recipients

Coral Howe and Frank Maynard will be honored March 3 at The Great Lakes Media Show during the Exhibitor Reception. The Carl E. Lee Broadcast Engineering Excellence Awards was named after Carl E. Lee, a prominent Michigan broadcast engineer and station owner, who was known for his innovation and recognition of opportunity. Broadcast engineers work… read more

WRIF-FM is ‘Rock Station of the Year’ at Marconi Awards

Beasley Media Group’s WRIF-FM (Detroit) was the recipient of an NAB Marconi Award Thursday night during ceremonies held in conjunction with the Radio Show in Dallas. ‘RIF was one of five stations announced as finalists in July for the Rock Station of the Year Marconi.  WRIF-FM Program Director Mark Pennington was on hand to accept… read more